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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
streets where amy hollyfield joins -- and ward streets where amy hollyfield joins us live with the investigation. >> reporter: investigators left 30 minutes ago it is raining near berkeley it has been throughout the night and they were out in it for six hours looking for clues that could lead them to this woman's killer. they don't know who she is. she didn't have any identification on her. when found her she was alone. when she got on the scene they didn't know they were dealing with a murder at first. they heard there was a bicyclist down and figured it was a crash. then they discovered she was shot in the head. she was alone. police don't have witnesses or suspects. they have no idea what the motive could have been. this happened around 11:30 last night near longfellow middle school. police were dealing with the rain and few if any clues but say they are trying to figure out who she is, why she was killed and who shot her in the head? amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> police are also investigating a shooting in oakland near lake merritt overnight that left four injured aro
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
will be charged with hit-and-run, if they can find her. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> if there is anything on those videos we'll bring that to you. developing news in pleasant hill the contra costa county sheriff's department is investigating a homicide it happened near the intersection of 680 and concord avenue the body of adult was found last night northbound 680 on-ramp at concord avenue. we'll have a live report from terry mcsweeney in the next half hour. >>> it is raiders' day here. that means the team will play tonight and you will see the game here. >> did you see fog driving in? >> no, but a little mist had to use the wipers. mike, what is up with that? >>> a lot of moisture hanging in the air, mist and even fog, no organized areas of rain, what you are seeing over the ocean is high up in the clouds, probably isn't reaching the ground. it is going to be damp for the morning commute fog will be more of a problem deeper into the morning. lowest visibility in livermore, hayward, novato, three miles everyone else a little before that, it is reduced i think we'll have flight arrival del
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
francisco at union square this morning it is amy hollyfield. now, we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive to let you know how you can help others in need during this season. bring your food down to us at the stations, we will take it and donate it to the proper places. also, if you come down and meet us in person, there's some prizes, ravel -- raffle prizes. 5:30, santana row, union square and here at broadway plaza in walnut creek. >>> you at home can take part in the food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. we'll be going back to mike as well as amy hollyfield and katie marzullo. >>> we are continuing to follow breaking news from the south bay, truck plowed into an apartment here is a live picture of that pick-up truck, police on scene abc7 news was first to report, a child was sleeping in bed when that pick-up truck slammed into the room. she is at the hospital now and we'll stay on top of this for you. >>> vicious crime in east bay neighborhood. frightening scene neighbors encountered as they ran into the street to answer a cry for help. >>
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
aspect of this day after christmas. i'll leave that for amy hollyfield, she will be live with that side of the story. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> happening now winter storm warning remains in effect in the sierra. here's conditions right now from the caltrans traffic camera in south lake tahoe this is highway 50 within the past hour we've seen several dryers putting chains on they are mandatory fresh snow on the ground forcing drivers to proceed with extreme caution like these folk as long i-80 at kingvale. >> we are learning more about the deaths of two people in avalanche-related accidents near lake tahoe. 53-year-old ski patrol member bill foster was buried while waking on avalanche control monday. the autopsy was intentionally set with explosives -- but it broke. a 49-year-old from truckee also died. >>> a stretch of highway 1 south of big sur remains closed after rock slides from the weekend. these are pictures from caltrans the slide happened sunday afternoon crews are working to clear the debris and repair a 60 foot section of damaged road. here's the specific stretch of road
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 11:30am PST
season. master card says retail sales increased only 7/10 of 1% weakest since 2008. amy hollyfield is live in san mateo with the deals. how are the crowds? >> reporter: picking up. i have to say, off to a slow start. there are definitely deals to lure people out. at old navy there were door busters 5:00 this morning. banana republic offering 50% until 1:00 this afternoon. we are still finding there are good parking spots, still available at the mall. the stores open ed early today in san mateo, the clerks far outnumbered the shoppers. >> i thought there would be more people here. old navy was open at 5, there were two other people with me in the store itch >> clerk said i was her second -- the clerk said i was her second customer in the last hour, i got a parking space >> reporter: the mall opened at 8:00, there were plenty of deals, big discounts throughout the mall. target also opened early today, shoppers didn't sound too impressed. >> i was looking for jackets and sweaters and didn't find that much of a bargain. >> okay, my son needed a razor and got one that is half the price
KOFY
Dec 27, 2012 11:30am PST
ago. they responded to a report of a screaming woman after 3:00 this morning. amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: they just told us that the man was armed but they won't say with what. check out the scene behind me. this apartment complex roped off with crime tape police think it will be most of the day. they aren't telling us much because they say they don't want to compromise their investigation. walnut creek police hurried to this complex 3:15 this morning when they heard a woman screaming in the background of a 911 call. >> they confronted one armed subject in an apartment at the complex at 1450 creek side drive. unfortunately, they were forced to shoot that individual. and that individual was pronounced deceased at 9 scene. >> reporter: police won't say what the -- the man was armed with. what he did to cause the officers to shoot or what the 911 call was about they only had this to say when asked why? >> i think it is fair to say they were concerned for their well-being. >> reporter: most people didn't hear it. one man did but said it didn't sound like gunfire. >> i was s
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
in with amy hollyfield. >>> people who live in a vallejo mobile home park are back home after being flooded out over the weekend. the mobile park was under water yesterday as a creek feeding the lake overflowed whitewater rapids flowing through the middle of that mobile home park. this morning the water has receded things still muddy, nobody was injured. >>> pg&e crews still out this morning trying to restore power to 2,000 bay area homes and businesses, biggest outage north bay 700 still in the dark, east bay more than 600 customers don't have power and nearly 600 in the south bay in santa cruz county, 250 customers without power at the peak of the storm around 10 yesterday morning, there were 125,000 customers without power system wide. >> stay with abc7 news as the bay area continues to cleanup following series of storms. we'll have updates on air and online at abc7news.com. >>> new morning, delta airlines may be getting ready to purchase a stake of virgin atlantic. several reports say delta is in talks now to buy a 49% stake of the airline from singapore airlines. singapore is confirmin
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
. surprisingly, neighbors say the problem may be a blessing in disguise. amy hollyfield is at the scene. >> reporter: they are trying to find the positive in this. behind me is a pretty big hassle for people wanting to get through this street this street is a neighborhood street and has turned into a busy one some wholy here are calling this a blessing. -- some who live here are calling this a blessing. this hole forced people to try out their new normal today they have a detour. >> it is extraordinary. i know it is going to add another 5 to 10 minutes of driving everyday, each direction to get him to school. i can't imagine for everyone else i am >> reporter: city leaders say it will be this way for sometime. >> this -- this will not be used until spring or summer. >> reporter: they spent last night and this morning focusing on getting people's utilities. when the road collapsed it is ver essential water and sewage lines. -- crews put temporary crews in place to get water to which worked. >> it was weak i wouldn't want to do that everyday but it was there >> reporter: next on the list
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am PST
of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and gold boat is causing problems. during a wrinkle into the local negotiations. san francisco crab fishermen sat and watched this morning as a load of crab came in on a boat visiting from oregon. >> when we tie-up we hope we all stan together so we can get a price that is -- all stand together so we can get a price that is fair to everybody. when you see somebody doing something like this it does hurt. >> reporter: the san francisco crews have decided not to fish since the price of crab dropped they were getting $3 a upon before thanksgiving now $2.75. the owner of the visit ing -- visiting boat says he has a business to run. >> if you are not from town and fish you are a no good sob. >> reporter: he pulled in crab worth $100,000. he's getting $3.25, all going to canada. the san francisco guys are not sure how this will impact negotiations. >> it is not good, it does hurt to see a few
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
to sell their vehicles has packed up and moved on, without warning. amy hollyfield is in sunnyvale with more. >> reporter: we are here at sunnyvale motor cars where the parking lot is empty. this company takes your title and sells your car for you. the customers are now realizing that the company is gone and so are the cars. the website for the company says, it is under maintenance. if you look on yelp there are clues that something is wrong there's a lodge list of complaints. we met with -- a long list of complaints. a couple had a yukon turned over to this company, now it is gone. >> hoping this guy just moved the cars for some other area and we will give a call us to. we were hoping, but nothing. >> reporter: the family contacted the dmv and tried to stop the title transfer they think they still own the car, they just don't know where it is. police are aware of the issue and are looking into this. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> this morning a raiders' fan is in serious condition after falling from the third deck of the coliseum to the lower concourse. it happened last night shor
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
after trusting a consignment center that suddenly shutdown. amy hollyfield is live at what was sunnyvale motors. >> reporter: of course, all of those car owners are victims. this guy is surrounded by auto body businesses. he would take the used cars to them, literally a horseshoe around him of different garages now many of them are also victims. car owners are still showing up looking for their cars. john says his mercedes is gone, a very expensive car. how much was the car worth? >> $40,000. >> reporter: this company took luxury cars on consignment, owners signed away the title and sunnyvale motor cars promised to sell them. the car lot is now empty, people's cars are no where to be found. >> seemed to be a nice guy when he wanted something. i didn't have a lot of involvement with him. very harbd to -- it was very hard to get paid. >> reporter: brandon stopped doing business with him, because he didn't like his ethics. >> cheating fixing used cars doing it his way, not our way. >> reporter: what is an example? >> used cars on cars not doing a full service, cutting corners i am >> report
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
on the spot. amy hollyfield is live in emoryville. this story has an unusual twist. -- >> reporter: very. he held a job fair and no one came. he was so surprised, he said only 40 people showed up to apply for the 120 jobs that he has. he has held these before in milpitas, vallejo and said the scene there was very different. >> come around it was just a small trickle. that's why we are like whoa what is going on? is the economy improving so good that folks aren't looking for work? >> reporter: that is not the case according to the career center in downtown oakland. a counselor there says they should not have problems hiring. the center is helping 1,000 unemployed people find jobs. career center says maybe didn't hear about the jobs. >> we've been advertising for the last week and a half. we advertise in all the usual areas, craigslist, monster, we had signs out here. we've even been advertising on the on some spanish-speaking stations. that was a little bit of a shock. >> reporter: here's the picture of the unemployment rates in the bay area, alameda county 8.6% in emeryville. oakland right n
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 11:00am PST
his life. amy hollyfield is live at the bay view police stakes with more. >> reporter: police are -- are excited today. they say it warms their heart that two of their officers worked hard this morning and had a fantastic outcome, they are calling it a miracle. they are not taking all the credit. they say there's a few other people that played a role in this morning's miracle. the fact that the homeless shelter inside the baptist church was open 2:00 this morning may have saved a baby's life. it started when a staff member her the front door buzzer >> there was a lady at the door covered in blood. she said she wanted to come in. we didn't know -- we didn't know her she didn't have anything with her. he went to let his supervisor know. >> reporter: when he came back she was gone but returned with a newborn in her arms. >> she was a little hysterical. she said she wanted to come in at first. then when she came back with the baby, she did not want to come in. >> reporter: witnesses say the woman handed the baby to a man on the street and she took off. police showed up and took th
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
bridge, more than 9 china feet near redwood city. amy hollyfield -- 9 1/2 feet near redwood city. amy hollyfield will join us live with how residents are preparing. >> mike will have more on the king tides as well. right now he's going to address the cold. >>> king tide 10:34 this morning so be aware of that. visibility-wise a little fog around orinda, possibility moraga also novato, everybody else okay under a mostly clear sky. 30s and 40s, don't have much of a breeze,. north wet wind six at fairfield, east wind at eight at half moon bay and southwest wind at three at sfo fastest winds east wind at three at hayward. 30s inland at 7:00, low to mid 40s coast and bay, flirting with 50 mostly sunny sky at noon, low to mid 50s by 4:00, chilly this evening. mid to upper 40s. for the next couple of days settled pattern light rain system one tomorrow another weaker system saturday light rain dry sunday mid to upper 50s. >>> good morning. starting san mateo bridge fatal accident this morning, westbound you can see brake light as preparing the highrise on the downward side of the highrise appr
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 4:30am PST
going again. a fast-moving fire gutted c and h enterprises, a medical fabrication plant. amy hollyfield shows us what is left today. >> reporter: firefighters will be trying to figure out the caused to. take a look behind me. the building is not safe. they have secured it to keep people from getting inside. they are waiting until engineers can go inside and give the all clear that it is safe in there. this caught fire in fremont just before 2:00 yesterday afternoon. firefighters say the fire was intense, that the roof collapsed and they weren't able to go inside. there were about 60 employees inside the building when the fire started, one person even tried to put out the fire. >> i tried to do something but it just caught on too fast. it was pretty devastating. >> this fire was fully involved when we arrived. >> reporter: no one was literature. everyone got out okay. firefighters did evacuate a few buildings around c and h as a precaution but they cut it to this building. a firewall played a big role from keeping it spreading. director of operations at the company says they have good in
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am PST
on the scene now as is amy hollyfield. is the road shutdown? >> reporter: they've shutdown one lane. here's what the situation looks like, there's a hole on the shoulder of marsh creek road officials are worried it could spread to the road itself. a crew supervisor spotted it when he got out of his truck, he saw a cavity under the road. they decided to shutdown one lane. now they are working on a temporary solution involving metal plates so they can get it reopened. >> right now we have trench plates coming steel plates to place over the road, we are looking at 20 feet long so we can span the cavity. we are hopeful that would mitigate the immediate hazard until we have time to get a contractor also the weather is supposed to be raining through this week it would not be a good time to be excavating in the rain. >> reporter: here's a shot of those metal plates, they are hoping to have all lanes open by this evening's commute. officials say the back-up because of the shutdown lane hasn't been too bad of a delay for drivers. of course it is better to have both lanes up and running. they to ha
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
are braving these extreme conditions to fill an extremely desperate need. amy hollyfield is live at glide memorial. >> reporter: check out the line here. they are waiting to get free bags of groceries that will be handed out later this morning. the line already stretches down the block and around the corner. check out this maze of barricades that they've created to handle all the people to help them snake around this block is shutdown because of the number of people they are expecting. this is happening on a very cold night. one of those nights in the bay area where people had to bring animals inside, blankets on the horses in the north bay where a freeze warning was in effect. volunteers spent the night searching the streets for homeless people trying to help them get inside. >> hurts to see people on the street period. cold, it is not good, makes you -- makes me appreciate what i have. i want to do something. >> reporter: here at glide memorial in sarah palin people started lining up after dinner last night -- in san francisco people started lining up after dinner last night. groceries
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
many camped out overnight in the cold for a chance at the food. amy hollyfield is live at glide with more. how long do they expect those supplies to hold out? >> reporter: they think they have another hour's worth of bags. they are still handing them out, they've been at it since 7:30 this morning it has been like this all morning a steady, constant stream of people. ellis street had to be shutdown to accommodate the mass of people waiting in line. reverend william was taken anback by the crowds and he's been doing this for -- 50 years. >> some of these folks have been here since 1:00 yesterday, god, that's something. >> reporter: the stories vary. one man told thus is his first time here and hopefully, his last. >> i don't get paid until next week. i'm low on funds this week. >> reporter: another is a veteran who lives on social security, 40% of it goes toward his rent. >> i live on a limited income and i barely make it each month. >> reporter: workers here say his story is becoming common the bulk of people they serve are seniors. >> it is growing. a lot of us in the business,
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 11:00am PST
and tomorrow, they are located at first and alma here in san jose. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> still ahead, a fire in san francisco forces dozens out of their homes. why one firefighter had to go to the hospital. >> big honors on capitol hill today for the second longest serving senator in american history. >>> a firefighter was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a two alarm fire in the ocean view district the fire started on the second floor of a three story building this was 5:30 this morning. 25 residents were evacuated and now being helped by the red cross the fire forced muni to reroute its m line. the cause still under investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy sa
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00am PST
her flight has been cancelled. she is coming back tomorrow. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> if you see weather happening where you are, let's know, send your photos to ureport. >>> we have more news now an arrest made in the home invasion murder of a man last month. los gatos police have arrested raven chanel dixon in the murder. they say it does not appear to be random. he's the former owner of the mountain winery his wife was home and called police it was the first homicide in that town in 40 years. >>> silence has never been louder than it was 6:30 this morning when the country paused to honor the victims of the connecticut school shooting. the country heard from the nra this morning announcing a controversial plan to reduce gun violence. as the nra made that announcement, a protester stole the limelight for a moment holding up a sign protesting the nra. wendy gillette is live in connecticut. >> reporter: it is such an emotional day for everyone who lives around here. when those bells tolled we saw a couple dozen or so people who went to stand by a makeshift memorial around the corn
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 11:00am PST
of marin on sir francis drake boulevard. amy hollyfield is live there with the latest. >> reporter: they just called off the search. there's no sign of him. officials say they aren't sure what that means. video from overnight they were searching from 1 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. then they started again this morning this started with when they tried to stop a man for a possible dui they say he took off running from his car this was around midnight on sir francis drake boulevard. officers were chasing him and saw him jump into the creek. they decided they needed to keep looking for him. >> we called out resources because we are not sure whether he made it out or not and we would like to make sure that if he didn't make it out, is he still clinging to a branch or stuck some place? we want to get him out if possible. >> reporter: they got started again near the cortamadera creek at first light, volunteers from search-and-rescue teams did a surface search. they looked from a helicopter but there is no sign of him and they are not sure what that means whether he may be drowned and they didn't see
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
police opened fire and shot a man this morning. amy hollyfield is at the scene and will bring an update. c>> first, this morning's teczb bites. >>> new social features headed to netflix next year. congress passed netflix amendment to privacy protection act allowing customers to share viewing habits on facebook and other socialmbi!÷ networks. privacy provision dropped by the senate, the bill headed to the president keeps language that allows law enforcement to that allows law enforcement  a warrant. zuckerberg got a privay lesson tripped up by the site's privacy policy and a family photo she posted for friendsv:whap sharedx>> good morning. you are looking live and emeryville. you won't see rain it is dry across the bay area only a break so enjoy it while you can. now. >>> business as usual for shoppers when the doors open this morning at are den fair mall in sacramento. -- the mall was unlock down yest
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 11:00am PST
-off and other goodies for helping bay area neighbors in need. amy hollyfield is live at goodwill on mission street. >> reporter: here's something you don't see everyday. police officers are here having to direct traffic at the goodwill, because there are so many people here who just want to give. has become as much of a tradition as a champagne toast. people showing up on new year's eve to give to the goodwill. >> it is off the charts. we have hundreds and hundreds of people today, usually long lines down the seat, down mission street. -- down the street, down mission street. >> reporter: for the first time goodwill decided to turn the day into a celebration, giving away snacks, movie tickets, tickets to the zoo. >> i heard the advertisement and thought it would be good to support goodwill. i shop at goodwill often. it is a good time to start year fresh. >> reporter: the give$dx aways are a good incentive, a lot are here to make the tax deadline. >> this is the last day for tax write-off. it is not the only reason why i donate, but why not? >> reporter: the goodwill says tax write-off is mo
KOFY
Dec 3, 2012 11:30am PST
and sewer lines. surprisingly, neighbors say the problem may be a blessing in disguise. amy hollyfield is at the scene. >> reporter: they are trying to find the positive in this. behind me is a pretty big hassle for people wanting to get through this street this street is a neighborhood street and has turned into a busy one some wholy here are calling this a blessing. -- some who live here are calling this a blessing. this hole forced people to try out their new normal today they have a detour. >> it is extraordinary. i know it is going to add another 5 to 10 minutes of driving everyday, each direction to get him to school. i can't imagine for everyone else i am >> reporter: city leaders say it will be this way for sometime. >> this -- this will not be used until spring or summer. >> reporter: they spent last night and this morning focusing on getting people's utilities. when the road collapsed it is ver essential water and sewage lines. -- crews put temporary crews in place to get water to which worked. >> it was weak i wouldn't want to do that everyday but it was there >> reporter: n
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 11:30am PST
steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and gold boat is causing problems. during a wrinkle into the local negotiations. san francisco crab fishermen sat and watched this morning as a load of crab came in on a boat visiting from oregon. >> when we tie-up we hope we all stan together so we can get a price that is -- all stand together so we can get a price that is fair to everybody. when you see somebody doing something like this it does hurt. >> reporter: the san francisco crews have decided not to fish since the price of crab dropped they were getting $3 a upon before thanksgiving now $2.75. the owner of the visit ing -- visiting boat says he has a business to run. >> if you are not from town and fish you are a no good sob. >> reporter: he pulled in crab worth $100,000. he's getting $3.25, all going to canada. the san francisco guys are not sure how this will impact negotiations. >> it is not good, it does hurt to see a few select guys fishing and everybody els
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 11:30am PST
a consignment center that suddenly shutdown. amy hollyfield is live at what was sunnyvale motors. >> reporter: of course, all of those car owners are victims. this guy is surrounded by auto body businesses. he would take the used cars to them, literally a horseshoe around him of different garages now many of them are also victims. car owners are still showing up looking for their cars. john says his mercedes is gone, a very expensive car. how much was the car worth? >> $40,000. >> reporter: this company took luxury cars on consignment, owners signed away the title and sunnyvale motor cars promised to sell them. the car lot is now empty, people's cars are no where to be found. >> seemed to be a nice guy when he wanted something. i didn't have a lot of involvement with him. very harbd to -- it was very hard to get paid. >> reporter: brandon stopped doing business with him, because he didn't like his ethics. >> cheating fixing used cars doing it his way, not our way. >> reporter: what is an example? >> used cars on cars not doing a full service, cutting corners i am >> reporter: he was lucky, it
KOFY
Dec 12, 2012 11:30am PST
quickly to save his life. amy hollyfield is live at the bay view police stakes with more. >> reporter: police are -- are excited today. they say it warms their heart that two of their officers worked hard this morning and had a fantastic outcome, they are calling it a miracle. they are not taking all the credit. they say there's a few other people that played a role in this morning's miracle. the fact that the homeless shelter inside the baptist church was open 2:00 this morning may have saved a baby's life. it started when a staff member her the front door buzzer >> there was a lady at the door covered in blood. she said she wanted to come in. we didn't know -- we didn't know her she didn't have anything with her. he went to let his supervisor know. >> reporter: when he came back she was gone but returned with a newborn in her arms. >> she was a little hysterical. she said she wanted to come in at first. then when she came back with the baby, she did not want to come in. >> reporter: witnesses say the woman handed the baby to a man on the street and she took off. police showed up and
KOFY
Dec 18, 2012 11:30am PST
creek between deer valley and pine lane. crews on the scene now as is amy hollyfield. is the road shutdown? >> reporter: they've shutdown one lane. here's what the situation looks like, there's a hole on the shoulder of marsh creek road officials are worried it could spread to the road itself. a crew supervisor spotted it when he got out of his truck, he saw a cavity under the road. they decided to shutdown one lane. now they are working on a temporary solution involving metal plates so they can get it reopened. >> right now we have trench plates coming steel plates to place over the road, we are looking at 20 feet long so we can span the cavity. we are hopeful that would mitigate the immediate hazard until we have time to get a contractor also the weather is supposed to be raining through this week it would not be a good time to be excavating in the rain. >> reporter: here's a shot of those metal plates, they are hoping to have all lanes open by this evening's commute. officials say the back-up because of the shutdown lane hasn't been too bad of a delay for drivers. of course it
KOFY
Dec 19, 2012 11:30am PST
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> you see amy with that big parka for warmth. soon she will need to trade it in for a rain jacket. >> 40° this morning some of those people standing in line, you might want to find something waterproof we have a couple chances of rain significant rain coming our way. i'll show you where and . >>> we want to update you on our top story this morning. a post office in oakland the one at 3630 high street. i was closed haz-mat teams have been on the -- it was closed haz-mat team have been on the scene due to irritation coughing, eye injury to two post postal workers they determined it was pepper spray that leaked. now the post office is reopening they've been given the all-clear. they had a haz-mat situation at the post office they are now reopening after determining it w pepper spray. >>> three top state department officers resigned today after a damning report into the attack on u.s. consulate in libya. four were killed, including ambassador stevens who is a bay area native. an independent panel blamed failures in state department leadership for security laps
KOFY
Dec 21, 2012 11:30am PST
of the year. dozens of flights cancelled, others delayed, travelers are fuming. amy hollyfield is live at sfo. what is it like there now? >> reporter: it is not near as bad as what has been happening getting a beautiful rainbow i'm hoping you can see it. it is so pretty. that's why passengers are arriving here and are surprised to find out that their flights aren't taking off. >> just sucks. >> reporter: the christmas spweur right was hard to find at sfo this morning. many had it when they got here but said it slipped away. >> going down the tubes. before it started raining the faa decided to reduce the number of flights in and out of sfo because of low cloud cover and forecast for rain. >> i thought it was going to rain so we left early but it was nice, beautiful. >> reporter: she was shocked when she heard her flight was cancelled. the weather seemed clear she let her son drive away leaving her here alone. >> i got here at 5:00 and i've been here ever since. that put me on standby at 12. i don't know if not we have to wait until 5:00. >> mother nature is not on the nice list today. >> repor
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
crashed into a nearby fire hydrant. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >> reporter: see the broken scaffolding behind me? that is what police are worried about that's why they've closed this on-ramp, because of the chance this scaffolding could fall and land on a car. you cannot get on to the bay bridge here at second and -- and folsom. earlier water was gushing out of the hydrant spraying water all over this intersection. police say a suspected drunk driver ran moot hydrant and the scaffolding. this -- this happened before 4:00 this morning. police did take the driver into custody he's in jail now. the scaffolding company son the way to repair this. -- company is on the way out here to repair this. they don't know when they will open this back up, stay with abc7 news for updates on this developing story. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> also developing news from contra costa county, the sheriff's department is investigating a homicide. it happened last night pleasant hill near 680 and concord avenue where we find terry mcsweeney. >> reporter: the body was found last evening across c
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
around the bay, low to upper 60s inland. >>> amy hollyfield is on her way to the scene in san leandro where those power lines are down she will be giving us a report as soon as she gets there. >>> san francisco police looking for a killer after a man and woman were discovered bound and gagged in the mid visitation valley street. now one is dead. terry mcsweeney is live. >> reporter: they were taken to san francisco general, one fighting for her life, the other did not make it. last night 900 block of brussels and san bruno avenue. police got the call 8:30 they found a man and woman in the street, bound and gagged, police are not saying if they had been beaten, shot or what the trauma was the man did die midnight. the woman is still fighting for her life. police say neighbors do not need to be concerned they believe this was a targeted incident. the male described only as in his 20s, no suspect and no motive. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> 5:02. the man charged with the murder of missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar is scheduled to face arraignment in court this morning on additi
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
someone knows or saw something. they have no information on possible suspects or motive. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 5:05. the mother accused of abandoning her newborn in san francisco will be in court today. the 39-year-old faces charges of child cruelty, a man discovered the boy laying on a street last wednesday police found mom nearby covering in blood and not breathing doctors found traces of cocaine in the newborn's system. the baby is better now the two officers who helped save him are being honored they got a hug from the chief yesterday, both responded to the call and rushed the baby to the hospital after learning the ambulance was still 10 minutes away. one officer drove while the other gave the newborn cpr. they say the indent brought them both to tears. >>> -- dog lovers in oakland are scheduled to find out ifwsçx officials wail prove a dog park on the corner of macarthur and lake shore near lake merritt the area has long been a ing spot for picnics and sock der -- games. 2100,000 -- opponents say this area is not the right location. city council scheduled to vote again t
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
in san francisco to make sure every child has a merry mass tomorrow. amy hollyfield -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: there's a lot of festive noise here at lefty o'doul's we have a children's choir singing christmas carols great motivation for to you come down. look -- [ inaudible ] you can see the giants' world series -- trophy, there's a catch they want you to donate a toy they are hopeing to to get 15,000 toys by the end of the day. their barrels are a little empty, they've got a long way to go, some toys, a long way to go before 15,000. joining me is lee with lefty o'doul's. i haven't seen a rush of toys in the last hour. >> i'm very worried. there are 15,000 what we call forgotten kids that my friends in the police department and the fire department were out on the streets, people that den get a chance to get their kids to the -- that don't get a chance to get their kids to the firefighter program -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: we will be here monitoring these bins to see if they get fill up in time for christmas, firefighters and will be delivering the toys. come down to lefty o'
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Dec 26, 2012 5:00am PST
for bargain hunters, many stores opening early. amy hollyfield is live at one store with its doors already open. >>> all the rain has turned some vineyards into lakes. the affects it will have on the grapes. >>> good morning i'm katie marzullo in for kristen sze. >>> and i'm eric thomas. mike has been studying live doppler as he has been for the past week. >>> it has been a great tool during this string of wet weather for december. good morning. 5:30, scattered showers light to moderate, light shower now pulling towards san mateo, burlingame, across the bridge towards hayward, san leandro, union city, fremont and milpitas. sonoma south of you and coming out of petaluma along 112, 37, novato right now getting wet weather, also from bodega bay towards petaluma we are seeing wet weather. any time today you have a chance of a light to moderate shower a quick mover and it will keep temperatures in the 50s. have the wet weather gear handy and patience. >>> it is raining now at the golden gate bridge quick look at the roadway here it is very slick and you can see the shineyness of the rain coming
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Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
with the peaking of unusually high tides hitting the bay area in a few hours. we go to amy hollyfield live along the embarcadero in san francisco. >> reporter: if you like splashing around in water, head to those low lying spots today you won't be disappointed especially if yesterday is any indication. these are from marin city where there was flooding they saw flooding on bike trails, parking lots up to the doorsteps of some businesses. today is expected to be the peak. king tides happen when the sun and moon align to the gravitational pull brings more water on to the shore. people knew it was happening but still surprised by the amount of water. >> there was flooding, i had no idea it was that bad. >> how long have you been riding here? >> i right everyday or try. [ inaudible ] >> have you ever seen this king tide before? >> not this way, no. >> reporter: she gave up and riding through that area yesterday. the highest tides of the year are expected today. the peak is expected to happen this morning. they are not thinking there is going to be huge problems just flooding, that you will be able t
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
to stampede out of a -- what led hundreds to stampede out of a mall. >>> i'm amy hollyfield live in walnut creek the latest coming up. >>> live look at light bay bridge toll, holiday light, a lot of folks on vacation staying home and we've got a little slowing on upper deck once you get past the toll plaza not a bad ride more coming up after the break on >>> breaking news from walnut creek. a man is dead after officers opened fire on him at an apartment complex overnight. >> amy hollyfield joins us live from the walnut creek police department where investigators are getting ready to update us. >> reporter: they have confirmed they did shoot and kill adn÷!j man overnight. the police captain has just stepped out here to give us an update. i want to turn it over to him and ask him what he has on the qé captain, can you tell us what you have? >> yeah, i don't have any new information or additional information. i do -- why don't we wait for everybody and do it all at once. >> reporter: okay, we are on the air now. can you just give us the latest information that you stepped out to give? >> t
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
sacramento and ward streets where amy hollyfield joins us live with new information. >> reporter: the rain is coming down here in berkeley, it is raining hard, the investigators are still here, they are still looking for clues out here in the rain, we are the award and sacramento. they don't have much to go -- to go on, they've:here since 11:30 last night trying to find something. when police got here -- go here they didn't though they were dealing with a murder they heard a bicyclist was down they thought it was a crash. then they discovered the woman on the bike had been shot in the head. the lt. on the case tells me she did not have identification on her so they don't know who she is. he wouldn't speculate on her age. i asked for a range, teenager, elderly? he said somewhere in the middle. he didn't want to speculate any further. the coroner is now trying to figure out who she is. when police found her she was alone. they don't have suspects, they don't have witness. they've got quite a mystery trying to figure out who she is and who killed her and why? amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> al
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
: i'm amy hollyfield in sunnyvale with a story you will only see on abc 7. this car lot is empty and it comes as a devastating surprise to its customers. >>> good morning. live look at bay bridge toll, metering lights on, clear on the upper deck, no issues. relatively light friday morning commute. more details when we come up after the break >>> opening bell about to ring in a few seconds looks like spider-man is liking it at the nasdaq. >> there's four of 'em. >> okay spider men are happy about the jobless report that just came out the rate is down to 7.7% the lowness four years, better than -- lowest in four years better than expected. the economy added fewer jobs than some hoped. we'll go live to jane king at 6:45 to see how investors are die jetting that news. -- are digesting that news. >>> thanks for joining us i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. a few patches of fog. >>> not much widely scattered. >>> inland valleys where we find most of fog dominating those areas, bay and to the coast clear and rain-free as you can see on live doppler. less than quarter mile visibil
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
holiday food drive. >> it is in its 21st year. >> amy hollyfield is live at the beautiful union square in san francisco, all lit up. >> reporter: good morning. we will happily accept your donation of food oronm1:5jyy joining me live is paul ash to talk about the importance of your donation, we've been hearing the economy is improving, you still need donations don't you? >> we do. it is shocking even to me to say this we have 220,000 people in san francisco and another 50,000 in marin who live at or near the poverty line. these are folks who are looking to us to help make sure they have enough food to eat. >> reporter: heartbreaking. are donations up or down? >> first few months of the fiscal year our donations were down we were worried. as we come into the end of november and early december it is looking better. we are not sure which way it going to go. we hope people don't forget to think of others during the holiday season. >> reporter: we will be here all day many if you see us we can enter you into a raffle and you will get foot holiday spirit. we thank you for any donation you ca
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
involved in an early morning shooting. >> amy hollyfield is live at the scene at south main and creek side. what is happening? >> reporter: police are preparing to brief reporters right now they are about to give us all the details that they though here at the scene in walnut creek. so far, officers did respond to creek side drive at 3:15 this morning. they say an officer did shoot someone. they haven't said who the officer shot or why or the condition of the person. we did see an ambulance leave about an hour after it happened it slowly drove out without the lights or sirens. there are investigators here from the district attorney's office. police did first block off all of creek side drive but soon traffic because there is -- this is a heavily traveled road surrounded on both sides with apartment complexes. it is densely populated a lot of people need access on this road and they had to open it back up to traffic. police have told us no officers were hurt. they have said that the scene is secure. it doesn't sound like they are searching for any suspects. again, any moment now they are go
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
alerted by a neighbor. meth lab was on fire, but no evidence of any meth labor was amy hollyfield will have a live report in the next half hour. >>> in petaluma investigators trying to determine the cause of a fire that forced a family to evacuate. flames erupted into the garage and quickly spread to the main part of the house the fire damaged a bedroom, firefighters put the fire out in 45 minutes no one hurt. >>> dozens of tenants in san jose not back in their homes after a heartbreaking deadly fire over the weekend. investigators are searching for the cause. sue thompson is live at the scene on bridgeport court. >> reporter: good morning. investigators will be back out here later today to try and determine or at least work towards what caused this fatal fire over the weekend. some residents tell abc7 news that the fire alarm never went off. that fatal fire tore through an upper apartment at 3700 bridgeport court saturday night. many say they had to run for their lives to escape the fast flames and intense smoke. sadly, 4-year-old and her grandparents died when they were trapped
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00am PST
the relationship was between the man and woman. they say she is okay and no officers were hurt. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> we have breaking news in the east bay. you can see this is a big bad accident. this is on i-880 northbound at northwest on tennison road there is a tow truck on the center divide involved with four vehicles, this just happened because you can see the emergency vehicles are just now responding. an ambulance is on the scene tow truck and three other vehicles southbound at tennison road i-880 in the east bay. we don't know about injuries. you can see the back-up is immense. we just learned that one ambulance has left the scene there is one injury. we'll stay on top of this and have more details on abc7news.com. >>> looks like one, maybe two lane are getting through which is causing that huge back-up. we will stay on top of this and let you know. >>> in brentwood, pg&e crews stopped a natural gas leak that forced symptom to evacuate overnight now the focus is on repairing the ruptured pipe. pg&e says the leak never posed danger to nearby homes. neighbors call the utility after
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
disappeared from a tugboat over the weekend. that's where we find amy hollyfield with more on the equipment crews plan on using itch >> reporter: the u.s. caught is going to be -- using a sonar video camera this morning to search the strait where they think they will find the man. 77-year-old philip mattingly of fair oaks disappeared saturday night. he been working on a world war ii vessel from a tugboat that was docked at vallejo's mare island. police say his personal items were still on the boat and his truck is still in the parking lot. >> we don't suspect foul play. due to the fact that we did findob: mr. mattingly's vehicle, his boat and personal affects left unsecured we are fearing the would have at this point. >> reporter: -- the worst at this point. >> reporter: they are concerned his age and health may have played a role in his disappearance. divers tried to search sunday the current was too strong. they are hoping for better luck today. family and friends say, they would just like to know what happened. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> 6:03. in san francisco police on the hunt for
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Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
on a fire in a live report from amy hollyfield coming up at 6:30. >> san jose police have revealed the identity of a young man who was shot to death earlier this week. 18-year-old john cody sonne brg was found shot inside a pickup. it first it appeared he was hurt in an accident because the truck jumped a curb. he died at the scene. detectives don't know why someone who want to kill him but they add his death is not gang-related. >>> new this morning, a federal court will hear barry bonds' appeal of obstruction of conviction early last year. they have set oral arguments for february 13th. a jury convicted of him one count to give evasive answers when he was asked whether he received drugs that required a syringe. they deadlocked on three other charges. his lawyers the answer was accurate and not meant to obstruct justice. >> the city of san francisco is judge to dismiss a lawsuit. they filed a motion to threat debatethroughout in morning. on they expect it to dismiss the case. nudity ban takes place in february 1st and only allows nudity allows in bay to breakers and certain functi
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Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
"yáqjz kicks intonbú1s high gear. amy hollyfield joins us live from afo. delays are just starting to because of the low ceiling that we have with the clouds, they are going to start delaying us. they areí:avñ going to start reducing the number of flights in and out, use of our runways, we'll start feeling that this morning if you are leaving any time soon, we just ran into one of ourvg;-h colleas is going to be later when we start to feel it. here's a look inside. it is crowded, lots of people traveling for the christmas holiday, everyone is being well7wóç behaved, things are moving smoothly, you are not seeing the delays to the chicago area or to the middle of our country which people were very worried about.ef% we were there when+÷u2 one man news. >> on time"a%x, all right! >> reporter: what is your reaction to that? >> i thought it would be delayed so i'm happy it is on time. >> it seems to be very calm i doesn't look that crowded.or:b i ápctioo?? positive, i'm also glad it is not pouring down rain."ú0n >> reporter: yeah, look at the weather in chicago ouch! this is what people ar
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
new bargains. amy hollyfield joins us live in a rainy san mateo. >> reporter: good morning. the doors are already open at this old navy. i don't know maybe people are tired of shopping, sleeping in from christmas morning or they don't want to deal with the rain there are not huge crowds only huge deals. there is big deals on winter clothing, a common item we see up to 7'-- up to 75% today, sales on electronics. check out this -- there's --&mm] michael's craft stores today, 70% off throughout the store. children's place we found a pair of girls utility pants for one dollar. old navy open at 5:00 this morning, 75% off throughout the store. retailers are hoping to make up for what wasn't a great holiday season. their loss is your gain. the doors are open. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> tune in to "good morning america" at 7:00 this morning,-÷w a!ecky will hae more on biggest deals today. watch, drivers traveling i-80 face big delays. caltrans who to shutdown the road several times last night because of hazardous driving conditions, delays as long as two hours when the interstate reopene
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